Tuesday, March 31, 2015

page 148 -- Hartshorn' Shade Rollers, Ira Perego Patent Bosom Shirts

updated 30 January 2016
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Humor sells!
According to WorldCat via Google Books, a catalog for these shade rollers exists, hard copy of which is available at Centre canadien d'architecture 
Canadian Centre for Architecture; CCA
Montréal, QC H3H 2S6 Canada

Here's a sample from Google Books of a sample ad for Hartshorn's products:

via Google Books:
Shade Rollers were sold here!
486 Broadway as of Sept 2014,
Google Street View
Could this be a Scarlet Tanager?


Yes! Ira had a patent on his shirts. Click Google Patents to view a copy.

the back of a Perego trade card
sample ad from Google Books:
Google Street View of 87 Nassau St., Oct. 2014
The former location of the Perego store...
...and 128-130 Fulton St. is not too far away!



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page 149 -- Clinton Brothers & Co., J.E. Murray & Co., Vick's Seeds

updated 31 January 2016
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The ad following is from Google Books,


A sliver of the old Murray building could be poking its gray facade
up there behind the billboards and various "modern improvements"
to Elm St. in this Google Street View taken Oct 2014.               >>

So far, I have not been able to find anything about the J.E. Murray
Company or J.E. Murray himself.

If you have information on this enterprise or J. E., please either comment
below or drop me an email.

Thanks!


James Vick, of Rochester, NY, owner of Vick's seeds, led an extraordinary life. He was a seed producer, advocate for the healing powers of gardening, publisher and antislavery activist.

Barbara Wells Sarudy's blog on Early American Gardens has a superb layout on James Vick and his seed company including an illustrated tour of the business from Vick's 1873 Floral Guide.

From the Stacks, a blog of the New-York Historical Society, presents an excellent write-up on the significance of James Vick and his Illustrated Floral Guides.

On  Google Books, the Canadian Practitioner heralded the release of the Floral Guide for 1886:




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Monday, March 30, 2015

page 150 -- Edwin C. Burt & Co., Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient, Horsford's Almanac & Cookbook

updated 31 January 2016
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Edwin C. Burt & Co. was located at 92 Centre St. or 138 Duane St., NYC
Who cares whether she's wearing shoes?
One of the most colorful cards in the Arnold Collection.

Via Google Books comes the ad below from
Essentially, Tarrant's was a mineral water formula that acted as a laxative.
As late as 1892, ads for it with testimonials were appearing in medical
publications such as the Pacific Medical Journal, Brooklyn Medical Journal,
St. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal and American Homeopathist.


The young lady above is holding a copy of Horsford's Almanac & Cookbook. As shown in this Google Image search below, the cover of this publication varied from year to year:


View the complete 1886 Horsford Almanac as a MOVIE
or
See the complete 1886 Horsford Almanac as a PDF
image from 1886 Horsford Almanac and Cook Book (see above)
Horsford's Almanac was yet another product of the Rumford Chemical Company, East Providence, RI. More information on Rumford is presented on page 171 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection. Page 194 might also interest you.

For additional information, see also: 

East Providence Historical Society



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page 151 -- H.H. Grays Son, Mrs. E.M. Smith

updated 1 February 2016
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The American Architect magazine v.97 part 1 no. 1778 p.12(1910) via Google Books reported that "H. H. Gray's Sons will erect six-story shoe factory at North Salina and Salt Sts."

Via Google Books (c.1916), the following title gives us Joel Page's brief portrayal of H.H. Gray:

From page 54 we learn:








As best I can tell with the aid of Google Street View (Sept.,2014),
this may have been the block in Johnstown, NY
where Mrs. E.M. Smith's shop was located.

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